Noah's Ark

  • Advertise with us
Project by CalumetWoodworks posted 11-13-2012 03:12 AM 1773 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished this project! It took quite awhile to get it done, but I did it using only a scrollsaw. I only uploaded 5 pics of the animals but as you can see in the first pic, there are a bunch! I used black walnut, wenge, yellow heart, padauk, red cedar, blue pine, beechnut, pine, basswood, and aspen. Learned a lot from this project! Thanks for looking!

11 comments so far

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

30054 posts in 2538 days

#1 posted 11-13-2012 03:48 AM

Really cool. Great job.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View Danpaddles's profile


573 posts in 2511 days

#2 posted 11-13-2012 04:41 AM

Nice work. Were the animal shapes your own, or did you work from patterns? And- just gotta ask- where is the unicorn?

-- Dan V. in Indy

View hunter71's profile


3302 posts in 3386 days

#3 posted 11-13-2012 12:21 PM

Nice job. I have built the ark many times but yours is nicer than mine.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

View CalumetWoodworks's profile


129 posts in 2318 days

#4 posted 11-13-2012 01:16 PM

Thanks everyone.

@Danpaddles: The animal shapes are from a pattern as well. I found that if you enlarge the animal patterns, they make really cool toys on their own!

View dustyal's profile


1299 posts in 3675 days

#5 posted 11-13-2012 02:32 PM

Wonderful job… I can really appreciate the amount of time this took.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

View gfadvm's profile


14940 posts in 2890 days

#6 posted 11-13-2012 02:41 PM

Great job on your ark and critters! I’ve done 2 and the bandsaw REALLY speeds the critter cutting.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

View Fishinbo's profile


11362 posts in 2375 days

#7 posted 11-13-2012 10:05 PM

This is real fun! You created it flawlessly!


View redryder's profile


2393 posts in 3301 days

#8 posted 11-16-2012 06:50 AM

My grand kids wouldn’t be able to keep thier hands off of that. Nice build…...................

-- mike...............

View Arnies's profile


126 posts in 2708 days

#9 posted 11-18-2012 10:37 AM

Really looks great. It’s a whole lot nicer than the one i built believe meee.

-- arnies

View crowie's profile


2738 posts in 2150 days

#10 posted 02-03-2013 11:17 PM

Very nice work there… many pairs of animals did you finally do?
Would have loved to see a few photos of the great looking ark, too; well done.
Cheers, crowie

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

View CalumetWoodworks's profile


129 posts in 2318 days

#11 posted 02-05-2013 04:50 PM

Thanks everyone. This was a challenging and very fun project to do! I ended up doing 18 sets of animals.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics